(Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer)
Kofi has led Rancard in its evolution from ERP custom software development in Ghana, to a multinational mobile telecoms software and mobile advertising technology business with a client base including Google, BBC, VOA, MTV, ESPN and connectivity to global carriers Vodafone, MTN, Tigo, Zain, Airtel, Orange, Globacom and others in more than 25 countries across Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Prior to co-founding Rancard, Kofi was a senior analyst in the BIOS technology team at Dell in the US, where he filed a patent. A fellow of the Aspen Global Leadership Network/African Leadership Initiative, he has also served on Ashesi University’s Corporate Advisory Council, and currently on the governing council of Genius Hive, a music school and conservatory. He has a computer engineering degree from Vanderbilt University, TN, USA.
(Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer)
A passionate problem solver and entrepreneur, Ehi leads Rancard’s efforts in using social recommendations to help mobile users across Africa discover things they might find fun, useful, or relevant via their mobile phones. His core responsibilities include providing vision and leadership in product research, innovation and development based on sound market insights. He oversees technology-business relationships and ensures alignment between our corporate strategy and the product technology road-maps. Ehi’s past work experience includes network software systems and applications engineering with Intercom Data Networks (IDN), and consulting with AQ Solutions for General Electric Corporation (Danbury, US) and Lincoln Financials (Bloomfield, NJ, US) Ehi has a B.Sc., Electrical & Electronic Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology in Ghana and is on extended leave from a research masters at Oxford University.
(Chief Information Officer & Snr. VP of Engineering)
Ebo oversees Rancard’s software engineering, network operations and platform infrastructure for mobile network and service provider connectivity, security and cost efficiency management. He is responsible for ensuring the efficiency and security of the Rendezvous social graph and APIs, and the delivery of new technologies that enhance customer value. Prior to joining Rancard in 2009, Ebo worked in design and verification engineering, automated product validation and engineering simulation at Vitesse Semiconductor (USA). He was previously Senior Systems Analyst and part-time lecturer in engineering at the University of Ghana.
He holds a S.B., Engineering Sciences from Harvard University and Master of Engineering Management degree from Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, USA.
Nana Fianko Koranteng
(Chief Financial Officer)
Nana Koranteng has extensive practical working experience in finance, corporate management and business development spanning 17 years. His post-qualification experience covers 11 years in diverse industries in the United Kingdom and in West Africa with Taylor Woodrow, AC Nielsen as well as start-up ventures. He has in the past 5 years been engaged in diverse group corporate finance roles at Rancard. Nana is a qualified chartered accountant (ACCA-Emile Woolf College UK) by profession, and has a zealous passion for entrepreneurship especially start-up ventures.